Feb 16, 2023 - Sale 2626

Sale 2626 - Lot 112

Price Realized: $ 625
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500

JOHN SLOAN (1871-1951)

Man, Wife and Child.
Etching. 125x175 mm; 5x7 inches, full margins. Edition of 85 (from an intended edition of 100). Fifth state (of 5). Signed, titled and inscribed "100 proofs" in pencil, lower margin, and signed and inscribed "imp" by the printer, Ernest D. Roth, New York, lower left corner. From New York City Life. 1905.

A very good impression. Morse 135.

Sloan (1871-1951) produced his New York City Life series of ten etchings from 1905-06, recording the lives of the city's tenement dwellers. Sloan found these prints difficult to market to buyers, as they were not accustomed to seeing such honest depictions of everyday life.